A powerful, comprehensive thirteen point checklist of what it is like when we are truly inhabiting a state of peace. When we are, the information in this list is obvious and validating. When we’re not, it serves to remind us, to bring us back to happiness.

  • A tendency to think and act spontaneously rather than being restricted by fears that are based on past experiences.
  • An acceptance of what each moment presents.
  • A loss of interest in judging others.
  • A loss of interest in judging self.
  • A loss of interest in conflict or drama.
  • A loss of interest in interpreting or criticizing the actions of others.
  • A loss of the ability to worry.
  • Frequent overwhelming episodes of appreciation.
  • Contented feelings of connectedness with others and the environment.
  • Frequent experiences of heart-felt joy.
  • Increased susceptibility to caring and nurturing extended by others.
  • Increased inspiration to extend caring and nurturing to others.
  • An increasing tendency to do our best and then let things just happen, rather than a desire to control or manipulate things to get what we want for ourselves.

-Saskia Davis